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Keilor District

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Keilor District in 2011 than any other occupation.

Keilor District's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating Keilor District's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Keilor District - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
69513.67.866812.77.7+27
Professionals
97419.113.794718.011.8+27
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers68813.514.879715.115.4-109
Community and Personal Service Workers
4098.09.33757.17.7+35
Clerical and Administrative Workers
98119.215.196418.315.8+17
Sales Workers
57111.210.067112.710.5-100
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3136.112.03346.312.7-21
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3386.614.03917.415.3-53
Inadequately described
1292.53.31202.33.1+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, City of Brimbank: 7.8% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 13.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 15.1% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 12.0% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 14.0% Inadequately described, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Managers, Keilor District: 13.6% Professionals, Keilor District: 19.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor District: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor District: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor District: 19.2% Sales Workers, Keilor District: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor District: 6.1% Labourers, Keilor District: 6.6% Inadequately described, Keilor District: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Keilor District: +27 Professionals, Keilor District: +27 Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor District: -109 Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor District: +35 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor District: +17 Sales Workers, Keilor District: -100 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor District: -21 Labourers, Keilor District: -53 Inadequately described, Keilor District: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Keilor District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (981 people or 19.2%)
  • Professionals (974 people or 19.1%)
  • Managers (695 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,650 people in total or 52.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 13.7% in Professionals; and 7.8% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Keilor District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (19.1% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.6% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.1% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor District decreased by 167 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Keilor District were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-109 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-100 persons)
  • Labourers (-53 persons)

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